Deputies with the Yell County Sheriff's Department and Dardanelle Police officers are searching for Nicolas Graham, a 16-year- old B/M, who is 5'9", weighs 150 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair. Graham was being transferred from the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center to a medical facility by ambulance just before 6 p.m. Monday evening June 22, when he began struggling with the ambulance crew and fled on foot near Walmart in Dardanelle. Graham was last seen entering the wooded area just west of Walmarts after he fled EMS personnel. Graham is from Paris and was not being held on violent charges. If anyone has any information on his whereabouts or if you see Graham, please contact the Yell County Sheriff's Department Tip Line at 479-495-TIPS (8477), 479-495-4881, or call your local law enforcement agency. Your assistance is appreciated.
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 109 EXPECTED. * WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EASTERN, SOUTHEAST, SOUTHWEST AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. GENERALLY SPEAKING, LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 40 AND 30 CORRIDORS. * WHEN...FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY. * IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT ILLNESSES TO OCCUR. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THIS HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 40 AND 30 CORRIDORS ASSUMING THAT MORNING THUNDERSTORMS DISSIPATE ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS. IF MORNING STORMS MAKE IT FARTHER SOUTH BEFORE DISSIPATING, THE HEAT ADVISORY MAY BE REDUCED IN SIZE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH AS ADDITIONAL CLOUD COVER WOULD KEEP TEMPERATURES A BIT LOWER THAN FORECAST. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY! CALL 9 1 1. &&